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Energy Efficiency Act

Energy Efficiency Standards Regulation

B.C. Reg. 389/93

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SECTIONEFFECTIVE DATE
Regulation February 4, 2015
Section 1 July 21, 2011
Section 4 July 21, 2011
Section 5 July 21, 2011
March 8, 2012
Section 7 July 21, 2011
 Schedule 1 Section 1 July 21, 2011
 March 8, 2012
 April 12, 2012
Schedule 1 Section 2 July 21, 2011
Schedule 1 March 8, 2012

 Regulation BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 14/2015, effective February 4, 2015.

B.C. Reg. 389/93
O.C. 1591/93
Deposited December 2, 1993

Energy Efficiency Act

Energy Efficiency Standards Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 33/2012, April 12, 2012]

Definitions

1   In this regulation:

"Act" means the Energy Efficiency Act;

"ASTM" means the American Society for Testing and Materials;

"bottom inlet" has the same meaning as in the Energy Efficiency Regulations (Canada), SOR/94-651;

"CSA" means the Canadian Standards Association;

"energy device" means a product to which section 2 applies;

"federal Act" means the Energy Efficiency Act (Canada);

"federal minister" has the same meaning as "minister" in the federal Act;

"general service lamp" has the same meaning as in the Energy Efficiency Regulations (Canada), SOR/94-651;

"heat trap" means a device or pipe configuration, integrally connected or independently attached to the water inlet or outlet of a water heater, that creates a thermal or mechanical seal to minimize the recirculation of water resulting from natural thermal convection between the water heater tank and its water inlet or outlet;

"label" means a printed decal, stamped plate or other permanent marking;

"manufactured fenestration product" includes the following:

(a) windows, sliding glass doors and skylights;

(b) glazing for doors, sidelites or transoms;

(c) door slabs;

"NFRC" means the National Fenestration Rating Council;

"residential building" is a building with at least one residential unit;

"responsible person" means

(a) the person who installs the energy device, and

(b) the person who has responsibility for, and control over, the installation of the energy device in the premises;

"U-value" means verified heat transfer rate;

"verification" and "verify" means a procedure, including a certification procedure, used to determine whether an energy device meets the energy efficiency standards established by this regulation.

[am. B.C. Regs. 100/2009, Sch. s. 1; 208/2009, s. 1; 130/2011, s. 1.]

Energy device

2   For the purpose of section 1 of the Act, "energy device" means a product described in Column 1 of Schedule 1.

Prescribed date

3   The prescribed date for the purpose of section 2 (3) (a) of the Act is the date set out in Column 4 of Schedule 1 opposite the energy device in Column 1.

Persons and organizations designated to verify

4   (1) Every person or organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada as a certification body in relation to an energy device is designated for the purpose of verifying that the energy device meets the energy efficiency standards established by this regulation.

(1.1) All agencies accredited by the NFRC as independent certification and inspection agencies in relation to manufactured fenestration products described in items 37, 41, 42 and 43 of Schedule 1 are designated for the purpose of verifying that those products meet the energy efficiency standards established by this regulation.

(1.2) Professional engineers, and architects authorized to practise in British Columbia, are designated for the purpose of verifying, in the manner described in section 7 (15) (c) and (d) respectively, only those manufactured fenestration products described in items 37 and 43 of Schedule 1

(a) to which the requirements of Column 2 and 3 apply and

(b) that

(i) are designed for a specific building, or

(ii) fall outside the scope of existing certification programs.

(1.3) Professional engineers, and architects authorized to practise in British Columbia, are designated for the purpose of verifying that the manufactured fenestration products described in items 41 and 42 of Schedule 1 meet the energy efficiency standards established under this regulation.

(2) Every inspector appointed under section 3 (1) of the Act is designated to test and verify any energy device.

[en. B.C. Reg. 478/94, s. 1; am. B.C. Regs. 171/2008, s. 1; 100/2009, Sch. s. 2; 208/2009, s. 2; 130/2011, s. 2.]

Labels

5   (1) For the purpose of section 2 (1) (b) of the Act, every energy device must have affixed to it a label, containing a registered trademark, wordmark or symbol of the person or organization designated under section 4 of this regulation, that verifies that the energy device complies with the energy efficiency standards required under the Act.

(2) A general service lamp is exempt from section 2 (1) (b) of the Act if

(a) its wattage is marked on it, and

(b) its lumens and life are marked on the manufacturer's carton in which it is sold.

(3) For the purposes of section 2 (1) (b) of the Act, every manufactured fenestration product described in items 37 and 43 of Schedule 1, other than those specifically excluded in Column 1 for those items, must also have affixed a removable label setting out the U-value, as verified by a person or organization designated under section 4, expressed in metric units, as follows:

(a) for a single operator type, the overall U-value;

(b) for a combination or composite fenestration product composed of two or more operator types, each of which has a different U-value, either the overall U-value of the product, or the individual U-value for each of the operator types in the product.

(4) For manufactured fenestration products described in items 37 and 43 of Schedule 1, other than those products specifically excluded in Column 1 for those items, a certificate setting out the U-value, as verified by a person or organization designated under section 4, of each manufactured fenestration product provided for a specific building project may be posted as required under subsection (5) (b) in substitution for the labels required under subsections (1) and (3).

(5) A certificate referred to in subsection (4) must be

(a) provided by the supplier of the products described in that subsection, and

(b) posted in plain view at the building project for a period of at least 120 days after the last manufactured fenestration product is installed at the building project.

(6) An energy device described in item 6, 8, 21, 45, 46 or 47 of Schedule 1 is exempt from section 2 (1) (b) of the Act if

(a) the information required under section 5 (1) of the federal Act in respect of that energy device has been provided to the federal minister, or

(b) the manufacturer of the energy device provides a copy of the information required under section 5 (1) of the federal Act in respect of that energy device to an inspector designated under section 3 of the Act.

[am. B.C. Regs. 478/94, s. 2; 211/96, s. 1; 171/2008, s. 2; 100/2009, Sch. s. 3 and s. 2;
208/2009, s. 3; 130/2011, s. 3; 33/2012, s. 1.]

Placement of label

6   (1) A person placing a label on an energy device must affix it so that it is easily and readily seen without the need to remove any covering.

(2) The manufacturer of an energy device made in British Columbia and the importer of an energy device not made in British Columbia must affix the manufacturer's name or identification and the date of manufacture or a date code to the shipping carton containing the energy device.

(3) For manufactured fenestration products described in items 37, 41 and 43 of Schedule 1, other than the products specifically excluded in Column 1 for those items, the label required under section 5 (1) must be displayed in one of the following ways:

(a) by affixing it to the frame or spacer bar of the product so that the label is visible at all times;

(b) by affixing it to the frame or sash of the product so that the label is visible when the sash is open;

(c) by affixing it as a transparent adhesive label to the glass of the product;

(d) by etching it into the surface of the glass.

(4) For every manufactured fenestration product described in item 42 of Schedule 1, other than the products specifically excluded in Column 1 for that item, the label required under section 5 (1) must be displayed in one of the following ways:

(a) by affixing it to the door slab so that the label is visible at all times;

(b) by affixing it to the edge of the door slab so that the label is visible when the door slab is open.

[am. B.C. Regs. 100/2009, Sch. s. 4; 208/2009, s. 4.]

Prescribed efficiency standards

7   (1) The standards set out in Column 2 of Schedule 1 are adopted and prescribed for the energy device opposite in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4.

(2) For item 1 of Schedule 1, the maximum energy consumption must not exceed the consumption that is indicated by the formula set out in Column 3 for the energy device opposite in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4.

(3) For items 2 to 4, 21, 37, 38 and 41 to 47 of Schedule 1, the energy efficiency standard is the applicable standard set out in Column 3 for the energy device set out opposite in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4.

(4) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 478/94, s. 3 (a).]

(5) For items 9, 10, 14, 17, 20 and 23 of Schedule 1, the maximum energy consumption must not exceed the consumption that is indicated by the formula set out in the table referenced in Column 3 for the energy device opposite in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4.

(6) For items 16, 19, 31, 32 and 33 of Schedule 1, the maximum energy consumption must not exceed the consumption that is set out in the clauses referenced in Column 3 for the energy device opposite in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4.

(7) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 475/95, s. 1 (a).]

(8) The prescribed standard for a gas range in item 11 of Schedule 1 is that it not have a standing pilot where a cord set is available.

(9) For item 13 of Schedule 1, the minimum efficiency must not be less than the efficiency set out in the table referenced in Column 3 for the energy device opposite in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4, and the energy device must appear in the British Columbia Eligible Motor Directory.

(10) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 130/2011, s. 4 (b).]

(11) For items 8, 26 and 40 of Schedule 1, the minimum efficiency level must not be less than the value set out in Column 3 for the energy device opposite in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4.

(12) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 130/2011, s. 4 (b).]

(13) For item 39 of Schedule 1, the energy device described in Column 1 must be tested and rated according to the standard set out in Column 2, and a label indicating the rating must be affixed to the energy device so that it is easily and readily seen without the need to remove any covering.

(14) For item 15 of Schedule 1, for an application of operation set out in Column 1 of Schedule 3 at the ballast input voltage set out opposite in Column 2 of Schedule 3 and the total nominal lamp wattage set out opposite in Column 3 of Schedule 3, the ballast must meet or exceed

(a) the minimum ballast efficacy factor set out opposite in Column 4 of Schedule 3, and

(b) the requirements of Column 3 of Schedule 1 set out opposite item 15

starting on the date set out opposite in Column 4 of Schedule 1.

(15) For items 37 and 43 of Schedule 1, for manufactured fenestration products to which the requirements of Columns 2 and 3 of those items apply, but that

(a) are designed for a specific building, or

(b) fall outside the scope of existing certification programs,

the following apply:

(c) the actual size of the product may be used for calculating the U-value of that product using the standard set out in Column 2;

(d) the requirement set out in Column 3 may be met by demonstrating that the overall average U-value of all manufactured fenestration products in the building is as described in that column.

(16) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 130/2011, s. 4 (b).]

(17) For item 6 of Schedule 1, for an energy device described in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4,

(a) the standby loss must be as described in Column 3 opposite, and

(b) a responsible person must ensure that

(i) a functioning heat trap is installed,

(A) in the case of a water heater with a top inlet, at the inlet and the outlet, or

(B) in the case of a water heater with a bottom inlet, at the outlet, and

(ii) insulation with a minimum value of RSI 0.70 (m2K)/W, as determined in accordance with ASTM standard C518-2004 "Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus", is installed as follows:

(A) in the case of a heat trap that is a device integrally connected to the water heater, on the first 3.0 metres of exposed outlet piping downstream of the tank and the first 3.0 metres of exposed water inlet piping upstream of the tank;

(B) in the case of a heat trap that is independently attached to the water heater,

(I) on the first 3.0 metres of exposed water outlet piping downstream of the heat trap and the first 3.0 metres of exposed water inlet piping upstream of the heat trap, and

(II) on the water inlet and outlet piping between the water heater tank and the heat trap.

[am. B.C. Regs. 478/94, s. 3; 475/95, s. 1; 203/2006, s. 1; 171/2008, s. 3; 100/2009, Sch. s. 5; 208/2009, s. 5; 130/2011, s. 4.]

Testing and verification of energy devices

8   (1) Every energy device must comply with its prescribed efficiency standard under section 7.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a verification report issued by a person or organization designated under section 4 is evidence that an energy device meets the prescribed efficiency.

(3) and (4) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 203/2006, s. 2.]

[am. B.C. Reg. 203/2006, s. 2.]

Repealed

9   Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 203/2006, s. 2.]

Exemption

10   The Act and this regulation do not apply to a person who manufactures in British Columbia an energy device, or who manufactures in British Columbia anything that incorporates into it an energy device, if that energy device or thing is manufactured for export from British Columbia.

Schedule 1

[am. B.C. Regs. 238/94; 478/94, s. 4; 475/95, s. 2; 211/96, s. 2; 31/97; 203/2006, s. 3; 171/2008, ss. 4 and 5; 100/2009, Sch. ss. 6 and 7; 208/2009, s. 6; 130/2011, s. 5; 33/2012, ss. 2 and 3.]

Definitions

1   In this Schedule:

"AFUE" means annual fuel utilization efficiency;

"ASHRAE" means the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers;

"BTU/h" means British Thermal Units per hour;

"compact audio product", "television" and "video product" have the same meaning as in the Energy Efficiency Regulations (Canada), SOR/94-651;

"designated heritage building" means a building that is

(a) a Provincial heritage site within the meaning of the Heritage Conservation Act or otherwise included in the Provincial heritage register under that Act,

(b) protected through heritage designation or included in a community heritage register by a local government under the Local Government Act,

(c) protected through heritage designation or included in the heritage register by the Council under the Vancouver Charter, or

(d) protected through heritage designation or included in a community heritage register by the Trust Council or a local trust committee under the Islands Trust Act;

"E" means energy consumption in kilowatt hours per month;

"electric motor" means a machine which converts electrical power into rotational mechanical power and includes any such machine that is incorporated into any other product;

"enclosed motor" means an electric motor constructed in such a manner as to prevent the free exchange of air between the inside and outside of the case, but the case is not sufficiently enclosed to be termed airtight;

"explosion-proof construction" means, in respect of a motor, a motor

(a) for which measures have been taken to prevent the possibility of the motor reaching excessive temperatures or producing arcs or sparks, or

(b) that is enclosed in a case that will withstand the explosion of any flammable gas or material that may enter the case, without being damaged and without transmitting an explosion to the outside;

"gas furnace" has the same meaning as in the Energy Efficiency Regulations (Canada);

"general purpose electric motor" means an electric motor described in section 2;

"IEC" means the International Electrotechnical Commission;

"integral gear assembly" means a product that is comprised of an electric motor and a gear mechanism that are combined in such a manner that

(a) the end bracket or mounting flange forms an integral part of both the motor and the gear mechanism, and

(b) if the motor and the gear mechanism are separated, only one of them remains intact;

"IP code" means an alpha numeric sequence indicating the degree of protection offered by a motor's enclosure to foreign object insertion and water ingress, as defined by MG1-5.2;

"mains power" means an alternating current electric power source in a building that is less than or equal to nominal 240 volt single phase supply;

"MG1" means NEMA Standards Publication MG1-2006 (MG1), Motors and Generators;

"modified spectrum lamp" has the same meaning as in the Energy Efficiency Regulations (Canada), SOR/94-651;

"NEMA" means the National Electrical Manufacturers Association;

"open motor" means an electric motor with ventilating openings that permit passage of external cooling air over and around the windings of the motor;

"reference standard spectrum lamp" has the same meaning as in the Energy Efficiency Regulations (Canada), SOR/94-651;

"TAEC" means total annual energy consumption in kilowatt hours per year;

"V" is volume in litres of,

(a) for the energy devices referred to in item 1, oven size,

(b) for the energy devices referred to in item 2, basket capacity,

(c) for the energy devices referred to in item 3, drum capacity,

(d) for the energy devices referred to in item 4, hot water used, and

(e) for the energy devices referred to in items 6 and 21, the water heater's rated storage capacity.

General purpose electric motors

2   (1) The following motors are considered to be general purpose electric motors:

(a) a motor that

(i) is designed for use under usual service conditions, as described in NEMA Standards Publication MG1, "Usual Service Conditions",

(ii) is not restricted to a particular application or type of application, and

(iii) meets the standard operating characteristics requirements, as set out in subsection (2), and standard mechanical construction requirements, as described in subsection (3);

(b) a motor that

(i) is designed for use under unusual service conditions, as described in NEMA Standards Publication MG1, "Unusual Service Conditions', or for a particular application or type of application,

(ii) may be used for most general purpose applications, and

(iii) meets either the standard operating characteristics requirements, as set out in subsection (2), or the standard mechanical construction requirements, as described in subsection (3).

(2) The standard operating characteristics requirements referred to in subsection (1) (a) (iii) and (b) (iii) are as follows:

(a) designed in standard horsepower and speed ratings in accordance with MG1 or IEC 60034-1:2004;

(b) rated for continuous duty operation or duty type S1;

(c) a rated voltage of not more than 600 volts AC;

(d) a rated frequency of 50/60 Hz or 60 Hz;

(e) NEMA design A, B or C as defined by MG1 or IEC design N or H as defined by IEC standard 60034-12:2007;

(f) designed to operate at a single speed.

(3) The standard mechanical construction requirements referred to in subsection (1) (a) (iii) and (b) (iii) are as follows:

(a) an electric induction motor of a three phase, squirrel cage or cage type design;

(b) open or enclosed construction, including explosion-proof construction;

(c) constructed to NEMA T frame or U frame dimensions or to equivalent IEC dimensions;

(d) two, four, six or eight pole construction;

(e) foot mounted construction or flange mounted construction with or without feet or detachable feet;

(f) an IP code from 00 to 66.

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
1 Household electric ranges (other than microwave cooking appliances, tungsten halogen heating elements and portable appliances designed for an electrical supply of 120 volts) that areCAN/CSA-C358-M89, Energy Consumption Test Methods for Household Electric RangesRanges:
E = 0.93 V + 14.3

Cook tops, conventional, solid, smooth:
E = 34

Cook tops, modular type:
E = 43

Wall-mounted ovens:
E = 38
May 1, 1991


May 1, 1991



May 1, 1991


Jan. 1, 1994
(a) free-standing ranges equipped with surface elements and one or more ovens,
(b) built-in combinations of surface elements and one or more ovens,
(c) wall-mounted ovens with one or more ovens, or
(d) counter-mounted surface element assemblies.
2 Household electric automatic clothes washers that are top-loaded, front-loaded standard and compact clothes washers (other than wringer washers or twin tub washer and spinners).CAN/CSA-C360-M89, Test Method for Measuring Energy Consumption and Capacity of Automatic Household Clothes WashersE = 1.5 V + 30.5May 1, 1991
CAN/CSA-C360-92, Test Method for Measuring Energy Consumption and Capacity of Automatic Household Clothes WashersMay 14, 1995
3 Standard and compact electrically operated and heated household tumble-type clothes dryers.CAN/CSA-C361-M89, Test Method for Measuring Energy Consumption and Drum Volume of Electrically Heated Household Tumble-Type Clothes DryersE ≤ 0.3 V + 59May 1, 1991
CAN/CSA-C361-92, Test Method for Measuring Energy Consumption and Drum Volume of Electrically Heated Household Tumble-Type Clothes DryersMay 14, 1995
4 Household electrically operated automatic dishwashers that are not commercial, industrial or institutional machines.CAN/CSA-C373-M89, Energy Consumption Test Methods for Household DishwashersE ≤ 1.57V + 55.1May 1, 1991
CAN/CSA-C373-92, Energy Consumption Test Methods for Household DishwashersJan. 1, 1995
5 Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 478/94, s. 4 (a).]
6 Electric storage-type water heaters, as described below:CAN/CSA-C191-04, Performance of Electric Storage Tank Water Heaters for Domestic Hot Water ServiceSept. 1, 2010
(a) those having a top inlet and a rated volume of
(i) 50 to 270 litres;(i) Standby loss (in watts)
≤ 25 + (0.20 x V)
(ii) > 270 litres and ≤ 454 litres;(ii) Standby loss (in watts)
≤ (0.472 x V) – 48.5
(b) those having a bottom inlet and a rated volume ofSept. 1, 2010
(i) 50 to 270 litres;(i) Standby loss (in watts)
≤ 40 + (0.20 x V)
(ii) > 270 litres and ≤ 454 litres(ii) Standby loss (in watts)
≤ 0.472 x V) – 33.5
7 Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 475/95, s. 2 (b).]
8 (1) Subject to subsections (3) to (5) of this item, gas furnaces, other than replacement furnaces in pre-existing residential dwellings.CSA P.2-07 Testing Method for Measuring Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiencies of Residential Furnaces and BoilersAFUE ≥ 90%Jan. 1, 2008
(2) Subject to subsections (3) to (5) of this item, gas furnaces for replacement in pre-existing residential dwellings.CSA P.2-07 Testing Method for Measuring Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiencies of Residential Furnaces and BoilersAFUE ≥ 90%Dec. 31, 2009
(3) Gas furnaces, other than those with an integrated cooling component, thatCSA P.2-07 Testing Method for Measuring Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiencies of Residential Furnaces and BoilersAFUE ≥ 90%Dec. 31, 2009
(a) are out-door or through-the-wall gas furnaces, and
(b) use single-phase electric current.
(4) Gas furnaces with an integrated cooling component thatCSA P.2-07 Testing Method for Measuring Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiencies of Residential Furnaces and BoilersAFUE ≥ 78%Dec. 31, 2009
(a) are out-door gas furnaces, and
(b) use single-phase electric current.
(5) Gas furnaces with an integrated cooling component thatCSA P.2-07 Testing Method for Measuring Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiencies of Residential Furnaces and BoilersAFUE ≥ 78%Dec. 31, 2009
(a) are through-the-wall gas furnaces, and
(b) use single-phase electric current.AFUE ≥ 90%Dec. 31, 2012
9 Room air conditioners, other than packaged terminal air conditioners, not exceeding 10.55 kilowatts (36 000 BTU/h) heating or cooling capacity.CAN/CSA-C368.1-M90, Performance Standard for Room Air-ConditionersCol. 2 of Table 1 of CAN/CSA-C368.1-M90Sept. 1, 1991
CAN/CSA-C368.1-M90, Performance Standard for Room Air-ConditionersCol. 3 of Table 1 of CAN/CSA-C368.1-M90Jan. 1, 1994
10 Central air conditioners and heat pumps that are factory made, air-source, air-sink, split system, unitary devices rated below 19 kilowatts (65 000 BTU/h) heating or cooling capacity.CAN/CSA-C273.3-M91, Performance Standard for Split-System Central Air-Conditioners and Heat PumpsCol. 2 of Table 1 of CAN/CSA-C273.3-M91Jan. 1, 1992
CAN/CSA-C273.3-M91, Performance Standard for Split-System Central Air-Conditioners and Heat PumpsCol. 3 of Table 1 of CAN/CSA-C273.3-M91Jan. 1, 1995
Three-phase systems that are factory made and rated at capacity up to and including 19 kW.CAN/CSA-C273.3-M91, Performance Standard for Split-System Central Air-Conditioners and Heat PumpsCol. 4 of Table 1 of CAN/CSA-C273.3-M91June 1, 1995
11 Gas Ranges.No standing pilotMay 1, 1991
12 Oil fired water heaters, with input rating not exceeding 30.5 kilowatts (0.75 U.S. gallons per hour), and storage capacity of 190 litres or less.CAN/CSA-B211-M90, Seasonal Energy Utilization Efficiencies of Oil-Fired Water HeatersJune 1, 1991
13 (1)A general purpose electric motor with all the following characteristics:CAN/CSA C390-98, Energy Efficiency Test Methods for Three-Phase Induction Motors
All motors must be tested in a horizontal configuration
Nominal full load efficiency that is not less than that set out in Schedule 5Jan. 1, 2011
(a)a rated size of ≥ 1 HP and ≤ 200 HP or an IEC design motor of a size of ≥ 0.746 kW and ≤ 150 kW;
(b)two, four or six poles;
(c)a NEMA T frame or IEC frame designation of 90 or above;
(d)a NEMA design A or B or IEC design N;
(e)a standard shaft, R-shaft or S-shaft or an IEC equivalent.
(2)A general purpose electric motor with any of the following characteristics:CAN/CSA C390-98, Energy Efficiency Test Methods for Three-Phase Induction Motors
All motors must be tested in a horizontal configuration.
Nominal full load efficiency that is not less than that set out in Schedule 4Jan. 1, 2011
(a)U frame or equivalent IEC dimensions;
(b)NEMA design C or IEC design H;
(c)close-coupled pump motor;
(d)footless construction;
(e)vertically-mounted solid shaft normal thrust motor;
(f)8-pole construction;
(g)fire pump motor;
(h)integral gear assembly;
(i)a NEMA design B motor of a size > 200 HP and ≤ 500 HP or an IEC design N motor of a size >150 kW and ≤ 375 kW.
14 Refrigerators and Combination refrigerator-freezers with a capacity of up to 1 100 litres and freezers with a capacity of up to 850 litres, other than electrically operated refrigerators employing an absorption refrigeration system.CAN/CSA-C300-M91, Capacity Measurement and Energy Consumption Test Methods for Refrigerators, Combination Refrigerator-Freezers and FreezersCol. 4 of Table 9.1 of CAN/CSA-C300-M91Jan. 1, 1994
15 Fluorescent lamp ballasts for use in fluorescent luminaries installed in industrial, commercial or residential locations.CAN/CSA-C654-M91, Fluorescent Lamp Ballast Efficiency MeasurementsAll ballasts must have a power factor of at least 0.9 except that ballasts designed for 120 volt input and to operate F32T8 rapid-start fluorescent lamps that have a colour rendering index greater than 75 must have a power factor of at least 0.5Jan. 1, 2009
16 Ground or water source heat pumps that are factory built unitary packages or split system matching assemblies rated at a capacity below 40 kilowatts (135 000 BTU/h) and intended for application in open and closed loop ground and ground-water source systems.CAN/CSA-C446-M90, Performance of Ground and Water Source Heat PumpsClause 5.2Apr. 1, 1993
CAN/CSA-C446-94, Performance of Ground and Water Source Heat PumpsClause 5.1June 1, 1995
17 Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 475/95, s. 2 (f).]
18Water source heat pumps that are factory built unitary packages or split system matching assemblies that are intended for installation in internal water loop systems, that do not exceed 40 kilowatts (135 000 BTU/h) in cooling or heating capacity.CAN/CSA-C655-M91,
Performance Standard for Internal Water-Loop Heat Pumps
Apr. 1, 1993
19 Air conditioners and heat pumps that are air source, air sink, single package, unitary devices intended for air conditioning and heating applications that are rated at a capacity not exceeding 19 kilowatts (65 000 BTU/h).CAN/CSA-C656-M92, Performance Standard for Single Package Central Air-Conditioners and Heat PumpsClause 5.2Apr. 1, 1993
Three-phase systems that are factory made and rated at capacity up to and including 19 kW.CAN/CSA-C656-M92, Performance Standard for Single Package Central Air-Conditioners and Heat PumpsClause 5.2Jan. 1, 1996
20 Roadway lighting luminaries of Cobra-head type using 50 to 400 watt lamps and small or medium prismatic refractors.CAN/CSA-C653-92, Performance Standard for Roadway Lighting LuminariesCol. 5 of Table 1 of CAN/CSA-C653-92July 1, 1994
CAN/CSA-C653-92, Performance Standard for Roadway Lighting LuminariesCol. 6 of Table 1 of CAN/CSA-C653-92Jan. 1, 1996
CAN/CSA-C653-94, Performance Standard for Roadway Lighting LuminariesCol. 6 of Table 1 of CAN/CSA-C653-94Jan. 1, 1996
21 Storage-type water heaters with a rated storage capacity of 76 to 380 litres and an input of 75 000 BTU/h or less, for use with natural gas or propane.CAN/CSA-P.3-04, Testing Method for Measuring Energy Consumption and Determining Efficiencies of Gas-Fired Storage Water HeatersEnergy Factor:
≥ 0.70 – (0.0005 x V)
Sept. 1, 2010
22 Commercial and industrial unitary air conditioners, heat pumps and condensing units intended for air conditioning and space heating applications that are rated at a capacity above 19 kilowatts (65 000 BTU/h) and below 73 kilowatts (250 000 BTU/h).CAN/CSA-C746-93, Performance Standard for Rating Large Air-Conditioners and Heat PumpsApr. 1, 1994
23 Absorption or vapour-compression refrigeration chillers intended for application in air-conditioning systems that are factory-built and equipped with centrifugal, rotary screw or positive displacement compressors with a cooling capacity of not more than 5 600 kilowatts (20 000 000 BTU/h).CSA Standard C743-93, Performance Standard for Rating Packaged Water ChillersCol. 3 and Col. 5 of Table 10 of C743-93Aug. 1, 1994
CSA Standard C743-93, Performance Standard for Rating Packaged Water ChillersCol. 4 and Col. 6 of Table 10 of C743-93Jan. 1, 1998
24 Oil-fired warm-air furnaces, other than furnaces for mobile homes and recreation vehicles, having an input of up to and not more than 66 kilowatts (225 000 BTU/h).CSA Standard B212-93, Seasonal Energy Utilization Efficiencies of Oil-Fired Furnaces and BoilersSept. 1 1994
25 Oil-fired central heating boilers intended for low pressure steam or hot water systems having an input of up to and not more than 88 kilowatts (300 000 BTU/h).CSA Standard B212-93, Seasonal Energy Utilization Efficiencies of Oil-Fired Furnaces and BoilersMay 1, 1996
26 Self-contained gas burning central heating boilers that are intended for low pressure steam or hot water systems having an input of up to and not more than 88 kilowatts (300 000 BTU/h).When measured in accordance with CGA P.2-1991, Hot water systems: AFUE = 80%May 1, 1996
Low pressure steam systems:
AFUE = 75%
May 1, 1996
27 Dehumidifiers that are factory made, self-contained, electrically operated and mechanically refrigerated with daily water removal capacity of up to 30 litres.CAN/CSA-C749-94, Performance of DehumidifiersJan. 1, 1996
28 Ice storage bins and self-contained or split system automatic ice makers that are factory made and use air or water-cooled condensers having daily capacity between 23 and 1 000 kilograms.CAN/CSA-C742-94, Performance of Automatic Ice Makers and Ice Storage BinsSept. 1, 1995
29 Packaged terminal air conditioners and heat pumps that are factory made and intended for use in residential, commercial and industrial heating and cooling systems.CAN/CSA-C744-93, Standard for Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat PumpsJan. 1, 1996
30 Distribution transformers rated from 25 to 3 000 kV.A, power transformers rated from 501 to 10 000 kV.A and dry-type transformers rated from 30 to 7 500 kV.A for three-phase and 25 to 333 kV.A for single-phase (up to 1.2 kV class) as described in CSA Standards CAN/CSA-C2, CAN/CSA-C9, CAN/CSA-C22.2, CAN/CSA-C9,CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 47, CAN/CSA-C88, CAN/CSA-C227.3, C227.4 and C301.1.CAN/CSA-C802-94, Maximum Losses for Distribution, Power, and Dry-Type TransformersJan. 1, 1998
31 Ground or water source heat pumps that are factory made unitary packages or split system assemblies rated at capacity up to and including 21 kW intended for application in direct-expansion (DX) ground or water source systems.CAN/CSA-C748-M94, Performance of Direct-Expansion (DX) Ground-Source Heat PumpsClause 5.1Jan. 1, 1995
32 Compact fluorescent (CF) ballasted adapters and self-ballasted CF lamps that incorporate a screwbase, including both dimmable and nondimmable types.CAN/CSA-C861-95, Performance of Compact Fluorescent Lamps and Ballasted AdaptersClause 6.6Apr. 1, 1996
33 Incandescent reflector lamps, from 40 watts up to and including 205 watts, rated 110 to 130 volts, with a medium or medium skirted base and a diameter of 70 mm or larger, except coloured lamps, heat lamps, lamps used in mines, aircraft, air fields, automotive or marine applications, and
lamps with an ER or AR bulb shape.
CAN/CSA-C862-95, Performance Standard for Incandescent Reflector LampsClause 6.2Apr. 1, 1996
34 Dusk-to-dawn area luminaries that are 120 volt, 60Hz luminaries, complete with photocell controllers applicable to provide automatic dusk-to-dawn area illumination.CAN/CSA-C239-94, Standard for Dusk-to-Dawn LuminariesJan. 1, 1996
35 Fluorescent lampsCAN/CSA-C819-96, Performance of General Service Fluorescent LampsMay 15, 1996
36 Refrigerated display cabinetsCSA Standard C657, Energy Performance Standard for Commercial Refrigerated Display Cabinets and MerchandisersJan. 1, 1999
37 (1) Manufactured fenestration products, that separate heated space from non-heated space, as set out in the following list, except those products described in subsection (2):Any of the following:
(a) CSA A440.2-04, Energy Performance of Windows and Other Fenestration Systems;
(b) CAN/CSA A440.2-09, Fenestration Energy Performance;
(c) NFRC 100- (2004 or 2010) Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product U-Factors.
(a) non-metal, non-wood framed windows and sliding glass doors;Maximum U-value = 2.0 x W/(m2 x K)Mar. 1, 2009
(b) wood framed windows and sliding glass doors;Maximum U-value = 2.0 x W/(m2 x K)Jan. 1, 2011
(c) skylights, whether framed with metal, wood or other materials;Maximum U-value = 3.10 x W/(m2 x K)Mar. 1, 2009
(d) metal framed windows, sliding glass doors, curtain walls, window walls or storefront windows, with or without thermal break.Maximum U-value = 2.57 x W/(m2 x K)
Maximum U-value = 2.0 x W/(m2 x K)
Jun. 1, 2009
Jan. 1, 2011
(e) hinged or bi-folding doors which are fully glazed into an aluminum (extruded), fibreglass (pultruded) or steel (roll formed) sash construction.Maximum U-value = 2.0 x W/(m2 x K)Jan. 1, 2012
(2) The energy efficiency standards set out in Column 3 do not apply to the following manufactured fenestration products:
(a) windows and sliding glass doors in residential buildings of 5 storeys or more;
(b) windows and sliding glass doors in non-residential buildings with more than 600 m2 floor space;
(c) decorative windows that have stained glass panels, iron inserts or blinds, contained in a sealed insulating glass unit;
(d) windows installed in designated heritage buildings;
(e) glazing replacements in an existing sash or frame if the U-value of the replacement glazing is equal to or less than the U-value of the original glazing;
(f) products installed in buildings that are compliant with ASHRAE 90.1 (2004, 2007 or 2010) Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.
38 Thermostats used for line-voltage (120-240V) switching of a controlled resistive heating load including wall-mounted, built-in and two component thermostats.CSA C828-06 Performance Requirements for Thermostats Used with Individual Room Electric Space Heating DevicesMaximum Differential = 0.5° C
Maximum droop = 2° C
Jan 1, 2007
39 Gas fireplaces including inserts and free-standing stoves, for use with propane and natural gas.CAN/CSA P.4.1-02 Testing Method for Measuring Annual Fireplace EfficiencyJan 1, 2007
40 Natural gas and propane fired
boilers having input rating greater
than 88 kilowatts
(300 000 BTU/h).
ANSI Z21.13-2004/CSA 4.9-2004 Gas-Fired Low Pressure Steam and Hot Water Boilers
or
GAMA BTS-2000 Method to Determine Efficiency of Commercial Space Heating Boilers
Combustion efficiency = 80%Jan 1, 2007
41Glazing for installation in manufactured door slabs, sidelites and transoms, that separate heated space from non-heated space, exceptThe glazing must be multiple glazed with at least one low-E coating between glazing, a 90% argon gas fill level with a compatible edge sealant system and have spacer bars other than non-thermally broken aluminium box spacer barsJun. 1, 2009
(a) glazing installed in pre-hung door assemblies with a maximum U-value of 2.0 W/(m2 x K), tested with NFRC 100-2004 Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product U-Factors,
(b) decorative glazing that have stained glass panels, iron inserts or blinds, contained in a sealed insulating glass unit,
(c) products installed in designated heritage buildings, and
(d) products installed in buildings that are compliant with ASHRAE 90.1 (2004, 2007 or 2010) Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.
42Door slabs that separate heated space from non-heated space, exceptASTM C518 – 04, Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat FlowThe door panels must be insulated with products rated to a thermal resistance
(RSI) ≥ 0.875 (m2xK)/W
Jun. 1, 2009
(a)solid wood door slabs,
(b)door slabs in pre-hung door assemblies with a maximum U-value of 2.0 W/(m2 x K), tested with NFRC 100-2004 Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product U-factors,
(c)door slabs installed in designated heritage buildings, and
(d)door slabs installed in buildings that are compliant with ASHRAE 90.1 (2004, 2007 or 2010) Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.
43(1) Manufactured fenestration products, including sliding glass doors and windows but excluding skylights, that separate heated space from non-heated space in residential buildings of 5 storeys or more or non-residential buildings with more than 600 m2 floor space, as set out in the following list, except those products described in subsection (2):Any of the following:
(a) CSA A440.2-04, Energy Performance of Windows and Other Fenestration Systems;
(b) CAN/CSA A440.2-09, Fenestration Energy Performance;
(c) NFRC 100- (2004 or 2010) Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product U-Factors.
(a) metal framed windows, sliding glass doors, curtain walls, window walls or storefront windows, with or without thermal break;Maximum U-value = 2.57 x W/(m2 x K)Jan. 1, 2011
(b) windows, sliding glass doors, curtain walls, window walls and store front windows with framing materials other than metal, with or without metal reinforcing or cladding.Maximum U-value = 2.0 x W/(m2 x K)Jan. 1, 2011
(2) The energy efficiency standards set out in Column 3 do not apply to the following:
(a) products installed in buildings that are compliant with ASHRAE 90.1 (2004, 2007 or 2010) Energy Standard for Building Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings;
(b) glazing replacements in an existing sash or frame if the U-value of the replacement glazing is equal to or less than the U-value of the original glazing;
(c) products installed in designated heritage buildings.
44(1) General service lamps, excluding modified spectrum lamps, other than those with a luminous flux of ≤ 249 lumens and ≥ 2 601 lumens, as follows:For lamp lumen output and wattage:
IESNA LM45 (IES standard IES-LM-45-00, IESNA Approved Method for Electrical and Photometric
Measurements of General Service Incandescent Filament Lamps)
Lamp efficacy in lumens per watt
≥ 4.0357 x ln (lumens) – 7.1345
(a)Lamps with luminous flux of 250 to 1 049 lumens;For lamp life:
IESNA LM49 (IES standard IES-LM-49-01, IESNA Approved Method for Life Testing of General Lighting Incandescent Filament Lamps)
Life ≥ 1 000 hoursDec. 1, 2014
(b)Lamps with luminous flux of 1 050 to 2 600 lumensFor lamp colour-rendering index (CRI), CIE 13.3 (CIE Publication No. 13-3, Method of Measuring and Specifying Colour Rendering Properties of Light Source, 1995)Colour-rendering index ≥ 80Jan. 1, 2011
(2)General service lamps that are modified spectrum lamps or with a luminous flux ≥ 1 050 lumens and ≤ 2 600 lumens.For luminous flux and wattage and lamp life, IES LM45 and IES LM49 applicable to the device, tested at 120 volts regardless of its nominal voltage.
For lamp colour-rendering index (CRI), CIE 13.3 (CIE Publication No. 13-3, Method of Measuring and Specifying Colour Rendering Properties of Light Source, 1995)
Lamp efficacy ≥ 75% of the efficacy of the reference standard spectrum lamp
Life ≥ 1 000 hours
Jan. 1, 2011
(3)General service lamps that are modified spectrum lamps or with a luminous flux ≥ 250 lumens and ≤ 1 049 lumens.Colour-rendering index ≥ 80Dec. 1, 2014
45TelevisionsCAN/CSA C62301-07 Household Electrical Appliances – Measurement of Standby Power, tested at 115 volts, regardless of the nominal voltage of the energy deviceMust be capable of entering one of the following modes, or more if applicable:Jan. 1, 2013
(a)a standby mode with a power consumption of ≤ 1 W, with information or status display active;
(b)a standby mode with a power consumption of ≤ 0.5 W, with information or status display inactive;
(c)a standby mode with a power consumption of ≤ 0.5 W, without information or status display;
(d)an off mode with a power consumption of ≤ 0.5 W
CSA-C382-11
Energy Performance of Televisions and Displays, tested at 115 volts, regardless of the nominal voltage of the energy device
On mode power consumption of ≤ 0.019 W/cm2 x screen area (cm2) + 25 W (0.120 W/in2 x screen area (in2) + 25 W)
The peak luminance of the product in home mode, or in the default as-shipped picture mode, must not be less than 65% of the peak luminance of the product in retail mode, or the brightest selectable preset picture mode [whichever is brighter]
Jan. 1, 2012
46Video productsCAN/CSA C62301-07 Household Electrical Appliances — Measurement of Standby Power, tested at 115 volts, regardless of the nominal voltage of the energy deviceMust be capable of entering one of the following modes, or more if applicable:Jan. 1, 2013
(a)a standby mode with a power consumption of ≤ 1 W, with information or status display active;
(b)a standby mode with a power consumption of ≤ 0.5 W, with information or status display inactive;
(c)a standby mode with a power consumption of ≤ 0.5 W, without information or status display;
(d)an off mode with a power consumption of ≤ 0.5 W.
47Compact audio productsCAN/CSA C62301-07 Household Electrical Appliances — Measurement of Standby Power, tested at 115 volts, regardless of the nominal voltage of the energy deviceMust be capable of entering one of the following modes, or more if applicable:Jan. 1, 2013
(a)a standby mode with a power consumption of ≤ 1 W, with information or status display active;
(b)a standby mode with a power consumption of ≤ 0.5 W, with information or status display inactive;
(c)a standby mode with a power consumption of ≤ 0.5 W, without information or status display;
(d)an off mode with a power consumption of ≤ 0.5 W.

Schedule 2

Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 100/2009, Sch. s. 8.]

Schedule 3

[en. B.C. Reg. 171/2008, s. 6.]

Column 1
Application of Operation
Column 2
Ballast
Input Voltage
Column 3
Total Nominal Lamp
Wattage (W)
Column 4
Minimum Ballast
Efficacy Factor
(BEF)
One F40T12 lamp
Also for use on 40W/48T10/RS lamps
120 V402.29
277 V402.29
347 V402.22
One F34T12 lamp120 V342.61
277 V342.61
347 V342.53
Two F40T12 lamps
Also for use on 40W/48T10/RS lamps
120 V801.17
277 V801.17
347 V801.12
Two F34T12 lamps120 V681.35
277 V681.35
347 V681.29
Two F96T12(IS) lamps
Also for use on 60W/96T12/IS lamps
120 V1500.63
277 V1500.63
347 V1500.62
Two F96T12(ES) lamps120 V1200.77
277 V1200.77
347 V1200.76
Two 110W F96T12HO lamps120 V2200.390
277 V2200.390
347 V2200.380
Two F96T12HO(ES) lamps120 V1900.42
277 V1900.42
347 V1900.41
Two F32T8 lamps120 V641.250
277 V641.230
347 V641.200

Schedule 4

Minimum Nominal Full Load Efficiency
Standard — Energy Efficient

[en. B.C. Reg. 208/2009, s. 7.]

Motor Efficiency (percentage)
Rated
Power
Open Motors Number of PolesEnclosed Motors Number of Poles
(hp)(kW)24682468
10.7575.582.580.074.075.582.580.074.0
1.51.182.584.084.075.582.584.085.577.0
21.584.084.085.585.584.084.086.582.5
32.284.086.586.586.585.587.587.584.0
-3.084.086.586.586.585.587.587.584.0
53.785.587.587.587.587.587.587.585.5
-4.085.587.587.587.587.587.587.585.5
7.55.587.588.588.588.588.589.589.585.5
107.588.589.590.289.589.589.589.588.5
151189.591.090.289.590.291.090.288.5
201590.291.091.090.290.291.090.289.5
251991.091.791.790.291.092.491.789.5
302291.092.492.491.091.092.491.791.0
403091.793.093.091.091.793.093.091.0
503792.493.093.091.792.493.093.091.7
604593.093.693.692.493.093.693.691.7
755593.094.193.693.693.094.193.693.0
1007593.094.194.193.693.694.594.193.0
1259093.694.594.193.694.594.594.193.6
15011093.695.094.593.694.595.095.093.6
-13294.595.094.593.695.095.095.094.1
20015094.595.094.593.695.095.095.094.1
25018594.595.495.494.595.495.095.094.5
30022595.095.495.4-95.495.495.0-
35026095.095.495.4-95.495.495.0-
40030095.495.4--95.495.4--
45033595.895.8--95.495.4--
50037595.895.8--95.495.8--

Schedule 5

Minimum Nominal Full Load Efficiency

Standard — Premium Efficiency

[en. B.C. Reg. 208/2009, s. 7.]

Rated
Power
Open Motors
Number of Poles
Enclosed Motors
Number of Poles
(hp)(kW)246246
10.7577.085.582.577.085.582.5
1.51.184.086.586.584.086.587.5
21.585.586.587.585.586.588.5
32.285.589.588.586.589.589.5
-3.086.589.589.588.589.589.5
53.786.589.589.588.589.589.5
-4.086.589.589.588.589.589.5
7.55.588.591.090.289.591.791.0
107.589.591.791.790.291.791.0
151190.293.091.791.092.491.7
201591.093.092.491.093.091.7
251991.793.693.091.793.693.0
302291.794.193.691.793.693.0
403092.494.194.192.494.194.1
503793.094.594.193.094.594.1
604593.695.094.593.695.094.5
755593.695.094.593.695.494.5
1007593.695.495.094.195.495.0
1259094.195.495.095.095.495.0
15011094.195.895.495.095.895.8
-13295.095.895.495.496.295.8
20015095.095.895.495.496.295.8

Note: this regulation replaces B.C. Reg. 72/91.

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Energy Efficiency Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 114, section 6]

 Section 1 definitions of "federal Act", "federal minister" and "responsible person" were added by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

 Section 4 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

 Persons and agencies designated to test and verify

4  (1)  Every testing agency accredited by the Standards Council of Canada as a certification organization is designated to test and verify any energy device the agency is accredited to certify.

(1.1)  All agencies accredited by the NFRC as independent certification and inspection agencies in relation to manufactured fenestration products described in items 37, 41, 42 and 43 of Schedule 1 are designated for the purpose of testing and verifying those products.

(1.2)  Professional engineers, and architects authorized to practise in British Columbia, are designated for the purpose of testing and verifying, in the manner described in section 7 (15) (c) and (d) respectively, only those manufactured fenestration products described in items 37 and 43 of Schedule 1

(a) to which the requirements of Column 2 and 3 apply and

(b) that are

(i)  designed for a specific building for structural support purposes, and

(ii)  fall outside the scope of existing certification programs.

(1.3)  Professional engineers, and architects authorized to practise in British Columbia, are designated for the purpose of testing and verifying those manufactured fenestration products described in Items 41 and 42 of Schedule 1.

(2)  Every inspector appointed under section 3 (1) of the Act is designated to test and verify any energy device.

[en. B.C. Reg. 478/94, s. 1; am. B.C. Regs. 171/2008, s. 1; 100/2009, Sch. s. 2; 208/2009, s. 2.]

 Section 5 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

 Labels

5  (1)  For the purpose of section 2 (1) (b) of the Act, every energy device must have affixed to it a label, containing a registered trademark, wordmark or symbol of the certification organization or other tester designated under section 4 of this regulation, that verifies that the energy device complies with the energy efficiency standards required under the Act.

(2)  A general service lamp is exempt from section 2 (1) (b) of the Act if

(a) its wattage is marked on it, and

(b) its lumens and life are marked on the manufacturer's carton in which it is sold.

(3)  For the purposes of section 2 (1) (b) of the Act, every manufactured fenestration product described in items 37 and 43 of Schedule 1, other than those specifically excluded in Column 1 for those items, must also have affixed a removable label setting out the U-value, as verified by a certification organization or other tester designated under section 4, expressed in metric units, as follows:

(a) for a single operator type, the overall U-value;

(b) for a combination or composite fenestration product composed of two or more operator types, each of which has a different U-value, either the overall U-value of the product, or the individual U-value for each of the operator types in the product.

(4)  For manufactured fenestration products described in Item 43 of Schedule 1, other than those specifically excluded in Column 1 for that item, a certificate setting out the U-value, as verified by a certification organization or other tester designated under section 4, of each manufactured fenestration product provided for a specific building project may be posted as required under subsection (5) (b) in substitution for the label required under subsection (3).

(5)  A certificate referred to in subsection (4) must be

(a) provided by the supplier of the products described in that subsection, and

(b) posted in plain view at the building project for a period of at least 120 days after the last manufactured fenestration product is installed at the building project.

[am. B.C. Regs. 478/94, s. 2; 211/96, s. 1; 171/2008, s. 2; 100/2009, Sch. s. 3 and s. 2; 208/2009, s. 3.]

 Section 5 (6) was added by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

 Section 5 (6) BEFORE amended by 33/2012, effective March 8, 2012.

(6)  An energy device described in items 6 and 21 of Schedule 1 is exempt from section 2 (1) (b) of the Act if

(a) the information required under section 5 (1) of the federal Act in respect of that energy device has been provided to the federal minister, or

(b) the manufacturer of the energy device provides a copy of the information required under section 5 (1) of the federal Act in respect of that energy device to an inspector designated under section 3 of the Act.

 Section 7 (3) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

(3)  For items 2 and 3 of Schedule 1, the maximum energy consumption must not exceed the consumption that is indicated by the formula set out in Column 3 for the energy device opposite in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4 and ending on May 13, 1995.

 Section 7 (15) (a) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

(a) are designed for a specific building for structural support purposes, and

 Section 7 (17) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

(17)  For item 6 of Schedule 1, for an energy device described in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4,

(a) the standby loss must be as described in Column 3 opposite,

(b) a functioning heat trap must be installed

(i)  in the case of a water heater with a top inlet, at the inlet and the outlet, or

(ii)  in the case of a water heater with a bottom inlet, at the outlet, and

(c) insulation with a minimum value of RSI 0.70 (m2 X K)/W, as determined in accordance with ASTM standard C518-2004 "Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus", must be installed as follows:

(i)  in the case of a heat trap that is a device integrally connected to the water heater, on the first 3.0 metres of exposed outlet piping downstream of the tank and the first 3.0 metres of exposed water inlet piping upstream of the tank;

(ii)  in the case of a heat trap that is independently attached to the water heater,

(A)  on the first 3.0 metres of exposed water outlet piping downstream of the heat trap and the first 3.0 metres of exposed water inlet piping upstream of the heat trap, and

(B)  on the water inlet and outlet piping between the water heater tank and the heat trap.

 Section 7 (10), (12) and (16) BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

(10)  For item 4 of Schedule 1, the maximum energy consumption must not exceed the consumption that is indicated by the formula set out in the table referenced in Column 3 for the energy device opposite in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4 and ending on December 31, 1994.

(12)  For items 21, 37, 38, 42 and 43 of Schedule 1, the efficiency level must be as described in Column 3 for the energy device opposite in Column 1, commencing on the date set out opposite in Column 4.

(16)  For item 41 of Schedule 1, the energy efficiency standard is an applicable standard set out in Column 3 for the energy device set out opposite in Column 1, starting on the date set out opposite in Column 4.

 Schedule 1, section 1 definitions of "compact audio product", "gas furnace", "mains power", "TAEC", "television", and "video product" were added by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

 Schedule 1, section 1 definition of "television" paragraph (a) BEFORE amended by 33/2012, effective March 8, 2012.

(a) a television monitor, namely a television without an internal tuner, receiver or playback device,

 Schedule 1 section 1 definition of "household" was added by 33/2012, effective March 8, 2012.

 Schedule 1, section 1 definitions of "compact audio product, "household", "television" and "video product" BEFORE amended by 33/2012, effective April 12, 2012.

"compact audio product" means an integrated amplifier and tuner encased in a single housing, with attached or separable speakers, which may also produce sound from another source and uses mains power as at least one means of power;

"household" means manufactured or sold primarily for use in a domestic establishment;

"television" means an analog or digital device designed primarily for the display and reception of a terrestrial, satellite, cable, internet protocol television (IPTV), or other broadcast or recorded transmission of analog or digital video and audio signals and includes

(a) a household television monitor, namely a device without an internal tuner, receiver or playback device,

(b) a combination television, namely a system in which a television and an additional device or devices, including a DVD player or VCR, are combined into a single unit in which the additional device is included in the television casing, and

(c) a component television, namely a television composed of two or more separate components marketed and sold as a television under one model or system designation,

but does not include a computer monitor, namely an analog or digital device designed primarily for the display of computer generated signals and that is not marketed for use as a television;

"video product" means an electronic device encased in a single housing that

(a) has an integral power supply,

(b) is connected to mains power, and

(c) is designed solely to produce or record, or both, audio and video signals, to or from digital or analog media.

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, items 3 and 4, column 3 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
3 Standard and compact electrically operated and heated household tumble-type clothes dryers.CAN/CSA-C361-M89, Test Method for Measuring Energy Consumption and Drum Volume of Electrically Heated Household Tumble-Type Clothes DryersE = 0.3 V + 59May 1, 1991
CAN/CSA-C361-92, Test Method for Measuring Energy Consumption and Drum Volume of Electrically Heated Household Tumble-Type Clothes DryersMay 14, 1995
4 Household electrically operated automatic dishwashers that are not commercial, industrial or institutional machines.CAN/CSA-C373-M89, Energy Consumption Test Methods for Household DishwashersE = 1.57V + 55.1May 1, 1991
CAN/CSA-C373-92, Energy Consumption Test Methods for Household DishwashersJan. 1, 1995

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, item 8, column 1 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
8 (1) Subject to subsections (3) to (5) of this item, gas-fired forced air furnaces, other than furnaces for recreational vehicles and replacement furnaces in pre-existing residential dwellings, thatCSA P.2-07 Testing Method for measuring Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiencies of Residential Furnaces and BoilersAFUE ≥ 90%Jan. 1, 2008
(i) are for use with propane and natural gas, and
(ii) have an input rating of ≤ 66 kW (225 000 Btu/h)
(2) Subject to subsections (3) to (5) of this item, gas-fired forced air furnaces for replacement in pre-existing residential dwelling thatCSA P.2-07 Testing Method for measuring Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiencies of Residential Furnaces and BoilersAFUE ≥ 90%Dec. 31, 2009
(i) are for use with propane and natural gas, and
(ii) have an input rating of ≤ 66 kW (225 000 Btu/h)
(3) Gas-fired forced air furnaces, other than those with an integrated cooling component, thatCSA P.2-07 Testing Method for Measuring Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiencies of Residential Furnaces and BoilersAFUE ≥ 90%Dec. 31, 2009
(i) are for use with propane and natural gas,
(ii) are outdoor or through-the-wall gas furnaces,
(ii) have an input rating of ≤ 66 kW (225 000 Btu/h), and
(iv) use single-phase electric current
(4) Gas-fired forced air furnaces with an integrated cooling component, thatCSA P.2-07 Testing Method for Measuring Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiencies of Residential Furnaces and BoilersAFUE ≥ 78%Dec. 31, 2009
(i) are for use with propane and natural gas,
(ii) are outdoor gas furnaces,
(iii) have an input rating of ≤ 66 kW (225 000 Btu/h), and
(iv) use single-phase electric current
(5) Gas-fired forced air furnaces, with an integrated cooling component, thatCSA P.2-07 Testing Method for Measuring Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiencies of Residential Furnaces and BoilersAFUE ≥ 78%Dec. 31, 2009
(i) are for use with propane and natural gas,
(ii) are through-the-wall gas furnaces,
(iii) have an input rating of ≤ 66 kW (225 000 Btu/h), andAFUE ≥ 90%Dec. 31, 2012
(iv) use single-phase electric current

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, item 37 (1) (e) was added by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, item 37 (2) (e) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

(e) glazing replacements in an existing sash and frame.

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, item 37 (2) (f) was added by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, item 41 (a) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

(a) Glazing installed in hung door assemblies that have a maximum U-value of 2.0 W/(m2 x K), tested with NFRC 100-2004 Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product U-Factors, and

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, item 41 (d) was added by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, item 42 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

42Door slabs that separate heated space from non-heated space, excluding solid wood door slabs and door slabs installed in designated heritage buildings.ASTM C518 – 04, Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat FlowThe door panels must be insulated with products rated to a thermal resistance
(RSI) ≥ 0.875 (m2xK)/W
Jun. 1, 2009

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, item 43 (2) (a) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

(a) products installed in buildings that are compliant with ASHRAE 90.1 (2004 or 2007) Energy Standard for Building Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings;

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, item 43 (2) (b) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

(b) glazing replacements in an existing sash and frame.

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, item 43, Column 2 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

CSA A440.2.04, Energy Performance of Windows and Other Fenestration Systems of NFRC 100-2004 Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product U-Factors

 Schedule 1, section 2, table, items 45 to 47 were added by BC Reg 130/2011, effective July 21, 2011.

 Schedule 1 table (part) BEFORE amended by 33/2012, effective March 8, 2012.

37(1) Manufactured fenestration products, that separate heated space from non-heated space, as set out in the following list, except those products described in subsection (2):CSA A440.2-04, Energy Performance of Windows and Other Fenestration Systems or NFRC 100-2004 Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product U-Factors
43(1) Manufactured fenestration products, including sliding glass doors and windows but excluding skylights, that separate heated space from non-heated space in residential buildings of 5 storeys or more or non-residential buildings with more than 600 m2 floor space, as set out in the following list, except those products described in subsection (2):CSA A440.2.04, Energy Performance of Windows and Other Fenestration Systems or NFRC 100-2004 Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product U-Factors
(a)Lamps with luminous flux of 250 to 1 049 lumens;For lamp life:
IESNA LM49 (IES standard IES-LM-49-01, IESNA Approved Method for Life Testing of General Lighting Incandescent Filament Lamps)
Life ≥ 1 000 hoursDec. 31, 2012
(3)General service lamps that are modified spectrum lamps or with a luminous flux ≥ 250 lumens and ≤ 1 049 lumensColour-rendering index ≥ 80Dec. 31, 2012
45TelevisionsCAN/CSA C62301-07 Household Electrical Appliances – Measurement of Standby PowerMust be capable of entering one of the following modes, or more if applicable:Jan. 1, 2013
CSA-C382-11On mode power consumption of ≤ 0.019 W/cm2 x screen area (cm2) + 25 W (0.120 W/in2 x screen area (in2) + 25 W)
The peak luminance of the product in home mode, or in the default as-shipped picture mode, must not be less than 65% of the peak luminance of the product in retail mode, or the brightest selectable preset picture mode [whichever is brighter]
Jan. 1, 2012
46Video productsCAN/CSA C62301-07 Household Electrical Appliances — Measurement of Standby PowerMust be capable of entering one of the following modes, or more if applicable:Jan. 1, 2013
47Compact audio productsCAN/CSA C62301-07 Household Electrical Appliances — Measurement of Standby PowerMust be capable of entering one of the following modes, or more if applicable:Jan. 1, 2013